Paul M. Healy

Harvard Business School

James R. Williston James R. Williston Professor of Business Administration, Accounting and Management Unit Head

Soldiers Field

Boston, MA 02163

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

A Review of the Earnings Management Literature and its Implications for Standard Setting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Mar 1999
Paul M. Healy and James Michael Wahlen
Harvard Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
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Citation 63

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The Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-38
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2003
Krishna Palepu and Paul M. Healy
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 13,443 (242)
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Corporate Governance, Enron, Accounting, Capital Markets, Capital Market Intermediaries, Board of Directors, Analysts

Information Asymmetry, Corporate Disclosure and the Capital Markets: A Review of the Empirical Disclosure Literature

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Paul M. Healy and Krishna Palepu
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 10,067 (432)
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Information Asymmetry, Corporate Disclosure and the Capital Markets: A Review of the Empirical Disclosure Literature

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 31, Nos. 1-3, September 2001
Posted: 06 Sep 2001
Paul M. Healy and Krishna Palepu
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Reporting decisions; Voluntary disclosure

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Governance and Intermediation Problems in Capital Markets: Evidence from the Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Paul M. Healy and Krishna Palepu
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,789 (1,620)
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Enron, Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting, Auditors, Financial Analysts, Standard Setters, Audit Committees, Management Compensation

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The Role of International Accounting Standards in Transitional Economies: A Study of the People's Republic of China

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Aug 2000
Elizabeth A. Eccher and Paul M. Healy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,228 (2,021)
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Information Effects of Spin-Offs, Equity Carve-Outs, and Targeted Stock Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Nov 1997
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,964 (3,731)
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R&D Accounting and the Tradeoff between Relevance and Objectivity

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Feb 1999
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Downloads 2,428 (5,249)
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Market Competition, Earnings Management, and Persistence in Accounting Profitability around the World

Review of Accounting Studies, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 1281-1308, December 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and University of Michigan
Downloads 1,888 (8,060)
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market competition, Performance persistence, Cross-country differences, Financial statement analysis

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Do Buy-Side Analysts Out-Perform the Sell-Side?

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Sep 2005
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Accounting Area
Downloads 1,777 (8,921)
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buy-side analysts, sell-side analysts, analyst forecasts, stock recommendations, forecast optimism, forecast accuracy, recommendation optimism, recommendation performance

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Does Corporate Performance Improve after Mergers?

NBER Working Paper No. w3348
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Paul M. Healy, Krishna Palepu and Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,220 (16,170)
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Which Types of Analyst Firms Make More Optimistic Forecasts?

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-46
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Amanda Cowen, Boris Groysberg and Paul M. Healy
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,102 (18,875)
Citation 63

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Analyst Forecast Optimism, Analysts' Incentives, Types of Security Firms, Earnings Forecasts, Target Prices

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An Analysis of Firms' Self-Reported Anticorruption Efforts

The Accounting Review Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 489-511, 2016
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Paul M. Healy and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 878 (26,305)
Citation 11

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corruption, bribery, corporate performance, sales growth, profitability, disclosure, enforcement, monitoring, leadership

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Agency Costs and Enforcement of Management Controls: Analyzing Punishments for Perpetrators of Economic Crimes

AAA 2017 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2018
Paul M. Healy and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
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economic crime, gender, fraud, penalties, corruption, social networks, agency costs

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Voluntary, Self-Regulatory and Mandatory Disclosure of Oil and Gas Company Payments to Foreign Governments

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2017
Paul M. Healy and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 375 (78,963)
Citation 1

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oil and gas, transparency, disclosure, corruption, competition, self regulation, regulation

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The Stock Selection and Performance of Buy-Side Analysts

Management Science, 59 (5): 1062-1075
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
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Buy-Side Analysts, Sell-Side Analysts, Stock Recommendations, Recommendation Optimism, Recommendation Performance

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What Drives Sell-Side Analyst Compensation at High-Status Investment Banks?

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2011
Boris Groysberg, Paul M. Healy and David A. Maber
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Cal Poly
Downloads 281 (108,825)
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What Factors Drive Director Perceptions of Their Board's Effectiveness?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 201 (152,088)
Citation 1

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board of directors, corporate governance, risk management

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Wall Street Research

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 6-16, 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Paul M. Healy
Harvard Business School
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The Use of Broker Votes to Reward Brokerage Firms' and Their Analysts' Research Activities

Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
David A. Maber, Boris Groysberg and Paul M. Healy
Cal Poly, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Markets for information, Sell-side analysts, Commissions, Broker votes, Compensation, Public and private communications, Management access, Relational contracts

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When the Crowd Fights Corruption

Harvard Business Review, Vol. 91, No. 1/2, 2013, Harvard Business School Research Paper
Posted: 10 May 2013
Paul M. Healy and Karthik Ramanna
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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corruption, emerging economies, Crime and Corruption, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Globalization, Russia, Georgia (nation, Asia), India

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Fighting Corruption at Siemens

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-702
Posted: 07 May 2012
Paul M. Healy and Djordjija Petkoski
Harvard Business School and World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)

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Aubrey McClendon's Special Incentive Compensation at Chesapeake Energy (B)

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 110-050
Posted: 07 May 2012
Paul M. Healy, Clayton S. Rose and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Harvard Business School

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Aubrey McClendon's Special Incentive Compensation at Chesapeake Energy (A)

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 110-047
Posted: 07 May 2012
Paul M. Healy, Clayton S. Rose and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Harvard Business School

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Gerson Lehrman Group: Managing Risks

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 412-004
Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Boris Groysberg, Paul M. Healy and Sarah Abbott
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Oddo Securities - ESG Integration

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 111-085
Posted: 29 Feb 2012
George Serafeim, Paul M. Healy and Aldo Sesia
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Sidoti & Company: Launching a Micro-Cap Product

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 411-072
Posted: 14 Feb 2012
Boris Groysberg, Paul M. Healy and Sarah Abbott
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Morgan Asset Management

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 411-058
Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Boris Groysberg, Paul M. Healy and Sarah Abbott
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Wealth Management Crisis at UBS (A)

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 111-082
Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Paul M. Healy, George Serafeim and David Lane
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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What Factors Drive Analyst Forecasts?

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 67, No. 4, 2011
Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis (Sector, Industry, Company) and the Valuation of Individual Equity Securities, Company Analysis, Portfolio Management, Economic Analysis and Capital Market Expectations, Macroeconomic Forecasts in Determining Asset Class/Security Return Expectations, Behavior

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Credit Suisse Group: Managing Equity Research as a Business

HBS Case No. 410-073, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit
Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Boris Groysberg, Paul M. Healy and Sarah Abbott
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Subprime Crisis and Fair-Value Accounting

HBS Case No. 109-031, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Paul M. Healy, Krishna Palepu and George Serafeim
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Eddie Bauer (B)

HBS Case No. 110-009, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit
Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Paul M. Healy, Sharon P. Katz and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Harvard Business School

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Eddie Bauer (C)

HBS Case No. 110-010, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit
Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Paul M. Healy, Sharon P. Katz and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Harvard Business School

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Eddie Bauer (A)

HBS Case No. 110-008, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit
Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Paul M. Healy, Sharon P. Katz and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Harvard Business School

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Buy-Side vs. Sell-Side Analysts' Earnings Forecasts

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2008
Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Boris Groysberg, Paul M. Healy and Craig J. Chapman
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis and Valuation Models, Performance Measurement and Evaluation, Performance Measurement, Investment Industry, Structure, Organization, and Demographics, Firm Management, Adapting to Change

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How the Quest for Efficiency Undermined the Market

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-39
Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Krishna Palepu and Paul M. Healy
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Corporate Governance, Financial Markets, Intermediaries, Capital Markets

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The Challenges of Investor Communication: The Case of Cuc International, Inc

Posted: 23 May 1998
Paul M. Healy and Krishna Palepu
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Do Firms Benefit from Expanded Voluntary Disclosure?

Posted: 28 Aug 1995
Paul M. Healy, Krishna Palepu and Amy P. Hutton
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Boston College - Carroll School of Management

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